Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Science Saturday: Seeing the Forest with the Trees

Science Talks Steph Jeffries and Tom Wentworth will take you hiking in the southern Appalachians and show you how to read the forested landscape. 01/03/2015 - 11:00am

Science Cafe: Turtle Team to the Rescue

Science Talks You just found an injured turtle. Who are you going to call? The Turtle Rescue Team! 01/22/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Ebola Diagnostics in North Carolina

Science Talks North Carolina has been preparing for Ebola since mid-2014. Learn about the preparedness efforts that are in place at the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and the challenges associated with the diagnosis. 01/15/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Darwin's Vertebrate Paleontology

Science Talks Learn how fossil mammals collected during the voyage of the HMS Beagle played a key role in convincing Darwin of the mutability of species. 01/29/2015 - 7:00pm

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Ridges Mountain Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike the Ridges Mountain Nature Preserve trail and learn about its interesting history and natural history. 02/11/2015 - 9:00am

Photography for Science

Citizen Science, Family Program Your nature photos are a valuable scientific resource — learn how to put them to use! 05/30/2015 - 1:00pm

Our Tropical Connections

Family Program Join us as we learn all about our tropical connections and meet some live creatures that call the tropics their home! 03/25/2015 - 10:00am

Organic Chemistry: Your Life, Brought to You by Carbon

Family Program This two part series will give a solid grounding in organic chemistry to the student, demystifying the various chemical and molecular structures, names, reactions, and types of organic compounds. 02/17/2015 - 10:00am

Organic Chemistry: Your Life, Brought to You by Carbon

Family Program This two part series will give a solid grounding in organic chemistry to the student, demystifying the various chemical and molecular structures, names, reactions, and types of organic compounds. 02/17/2015 - 10:00am

New Year's Eve Gala 2014-15 - SOLD OUT!

Event Rocky Top Hospitality and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences are co-hosting THE New Year's Eve Gala in Downtown Raleigh! 12/31/2014 - 8:00pm

Nature’s Machines

Family Program During this class we will investigate and compare the technologies of the human and natural worlds to see where we differ and where we overlap. We will examine laws of physics that shape and constrain these technologies. We will build structures to test for strength and see if we could do better by mimicking nature. 02/11/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

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